Effect of Estrogen Replacement Therapy on Heart Rate Variability and Heart Rate in Healthy Postmenopausal Women

Am J Cardiol. 1997 Sep 15;80(6):815-7. doi: 10.1016/s0002-9149(97)00528-6.

Abstract

Increased sympathetic drive in symptomatic menopausal women was reduced after estrogen replacement therapy for 4 months, which has a potentially beneficial effect on cardiovascular functions.

Publication types

  • Clinical Trial
  • Controlled Clinical Trial

MeSH terms

  • Autonomic Nervous System / drug effects
  • Autonomic Nervous System / physiology
  • Estradiol / blood
  • Estrogen Replacement Therapy*
  • Female
  • Heart Rate / drug effects*
  • Humans
  • Menopause / drug effects
  • Menopause / physiology*
  • Middle Aged
  • Postmenopause / drug effects
  • Postmenopause / physiology

Substances

  • Estradiol